Table of Contents
Journal of Textiles
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 925320, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/925320
Research Article

A Design Tool for Clothing Applications: Wind Resistant Fabric Layers and Permeable Vents

1U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center, Natick, MA 01760, USA
2Creare, Inc., Hanover, NH 03755, USA
3Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

Received 16 July 2014; Revised 30 October 2014; Accepted 1 November 2014; Published 18 November 2014

Academic Editor: Jiri Militky

Copyright © 2014 Phillip Gibson et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. P. Gibson, H. Schreuder-Gibson, and D. Rivin, “Transport properties of porous membranes based on electrospun nanofibers,” Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, vol. 187-188, pp. 469–481, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. J. Bieszczad, “Physics-based modeling and test methods for improving aerosol protection and reducing thermal burden of IPE,” in Proceedings of the Chemical and Biological Defense Science and Technology Conference, Las Vegas, Nev, USA, November 2011.
  3. P. Gibson, J. Barry, R. Hill, P. Brasser, M. Sober, and C. Kleijn, “Computational modeling of clothing performance,” in Thermal and Moisture Transport in Fibrous Materials, N. Pan and P. Gibson, Eds., pp. 542–559, Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, UK, 2006. View at Google Scholar
  4. M. P. Morrissey and R. M. Rossi, “The effect of wind, body movement and garment adjustments on the effective thermal resistance of clothing with low and high air permeability insulation,” Textile Research Journal, vol. 84, no. 6, pp. 583–592, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. Y. Ke, G. Havenith, X. Zhang, X. Li, and J. Li, “Effects of wind and clothing apertures on local clothing ventilation rates and thermal insulation,” Textile Research Journal, vol. 84, no. 9, pp. 941–952, 2014. View at Google Scholar
  6. M. P. Morrissey and R. M. Rossi, “The influence of fabric air permeability on the efficacy of ventilation features,” International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology, vol. 25, no. 6, pp. 440–450, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. U. Danielsson, “Windchill and the risk of tissue freezing,” Journal of Applied Physiology, vol. 81, no. 6, pp. 2666–2673, 1996. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. A. V. M. Oliveira, A. R. Gaspar, S. C. Francisco, and D. A. Quintela, “Convective heat transfer from a nude body under calm conditions: assessment of the effects of walking with a thermal manikin,” International Journal of Biometeorology, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. 319–332, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. P. Gibson, “Modeling heat and mass transfer from fabric-covered cylinders,” Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 1–8, 2009. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. J. Fan and X. Qian, “New functions and applications of Walter, the sweating fabric manikin,” European Journal of Applied Physiology, vol. 92, no. 6, pp. 641–644, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. J. Fan and Y. S. Chen, “Measurement of clothing thermal insulation and moisture vapour resistance using a novel perspiring fabric thermal manikin,” Measurement Science and Technology, vol. 13, no. 7, pp. 1115–1123, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus